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Glory Daze (1995)

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With college graduation pending, the old gang tries to avoid the inevitable of breaking up and going forward with their lives.

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It's two days before graduation, and Jack is having serious doubts about the future. The old gang is breaking up - Rob is moving to L.A. with his girlfriend; Dennis is finishing his third degree and going to grad school in Michigan; Slosh has dropped out of school and stays drunk all the time; and Mickey, who still has a year of school to go, seems tired of the scene and wishes he had the guts to tell his friend Chelsea how he feels about her. As Jack looks out at his four years in Santa Cruz, he wonders if this isn't the best time of his life, and he wonders whether it might be a mistake to let it all go just because of graduation. As his pals also get glimpses of life after college, he decides he's not going to leave, that he's going to live his glory days a little longer. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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Rated R for strong language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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Ben Affleck and Matthew McConaughey also starred together in the 1993 movie "Dazed and Confused" See more »

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Dennis: Despite your obvious racial handicap, you are an American citizen now, OK, so act like one! We shit all over our families! And then we have kids who grow up to be as big of fuck-ups as we are.
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References Even Hitler Had a Girlfriend (1992) See more »

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Written by Cory McAbee
Performed by The Billy Nayer Show
© 1994 Fickey Music BMI
Courtesy of Big Sam's Giant Records
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life or something like it
2 April 2003 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

You could compare this movie to PCU or Animal House, but that really doesn't do any of those movies justice. PCU and Animal house are very slapstick and obvious, while Glory Daze is more lifelike. The combination of depression, sarcasm, and random Kevin Smith-esque references work well. The rag-tag group of misfits that live at Rancho are all very different characters, but somehow, you can relate to every one of them. 9/10


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